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2019-2020 Bulletin 
2019-2020 Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AENG 0242 - Aerospace Structures I

Credits: 3
Semester: 2nd Semester
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

This course introduces the concepts of stresses and strains in elastic members under tension, compression, shear, torsion and flexure. Also covered are combined stresses, Mohr’s circles, thin pressure vessels, bending moment and shear force diagrams for beams, column buckling, strain energy. Students are introduced to loads and stresses in aircraft structural components such as spars, ribs, rings/frames. The course also includes introductory concepts of material science including atomic bonds, crystalline structures and defects.

Prerequisite(s): AENG 0100

MENG 0211 .

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